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Memorable Manitobans: William “Bill” Burdeniuk (1932-2010)


Born at Sclater on 4 November 1932, son of Pearl and Peter Burdeniuk, for two years he taught in rural schools on a temporary permit then attended Normal School, subsequently receiving BA and BEd degrees from the University of Manitoba. He served as Principal of Kirkfield Park School (1966-1967), Robert Browning School (1969-1973), Buchanan School (1973-1979), Heritage School (1981-1988), and Stevenson-Britannia School (1988-1989). After retirement in 1991, he worked as a faculty advisor in the Faculty of Education at the University of Manitoba. He died at Winnipeg on 10 November 2010.


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 13 November 2010.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 27 December 2015

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